Report: Woman, child shot dead in Tangipahoa Parish

Chris Miller
December 24, 2018 - 9:20 am

A woman and a 10-year-old boy are dead in a double shooting Sunday night in Tangipahoa Parish. WWL-TV reports the sheriff's office is on the scene near Fontana Road and Labruzza Lane  in Independence.

Authorities believe the victims knew the killer. 

"Unfortunately at this time, all we can do is report the incident and report that it is being actively investigated," according to a statement from the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office. "Additional information will be released as it becomes available as long as it does not jeopardize the case."

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crimestoppers at (504) 554-5254.

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